Album Review: Obituary — “Dying of Everything”

Obituary - Dying of Everything


They may have started down-tuning their guitars, and the vocals may actually be decipherable, but there’s still no mistaking the old-school caveman death metal of Obituary. For almost 25 years the band has come to define perhaps more than any other that Florida death metal sound, and the years have only packed more weight onto those classic bones. The past couple of years have proved to be a bit of a renaissance for the band, and Dying of Everything shows the clear benefits of tweaking your production into the modern age while keeping the metal positively prehistoric. The band is here to show why the dinosaurs reigned for millions of years, and I’m here for it.

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Initial Descent: January 8 – 14, 2022

Ahab
Ahab

Who has already broken the horse of 2023? I know, it’s still early but you know what they say…early bird gets the worm. Enough motivation, let’s get to it. As predicted, the new metal releases have multiplied quickly so we’re just about back to full steam ahead with a multitude of ways to empty your wallet. This week we’ve got a return from the mighty doom tyrants Ahab, Moonlight Sorcery is back already to scratch your symphonic black metal itch, then we’ve got two delicious death metal efforts from Obituary and Leper Colony, and many more in the list below to sink your teeth into. All that and we aren’t done with list season, so stay tuned for that and happy new release hunting. See you here throughout the week.

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CANTO: Obituary, Phal:Angst, Object of Affection, and More

Obituary - Dying of Everything


Why is it always the short weeks that feel the longest? The good news is that we’re finally getting some snow.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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CANTO: Obituary, Misþyrming, The Abbey, and More


And I’m back! A little late, but back all the same.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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Exhumed’s Matt Harvey on their new album “To The Dead” and much more!

Death, gore, zombies, chainsaws, horrors of all sorts; these are all topics Exhumed have covered over their thirty plus years of existence and across a multitude of releases. The latest of which, To The Dead, finds these deathgrind masters as blood soaked as ever. You’d think that in that many years there might be misstep or something just out of place, but this isn’t the case as every single album is better, and more destructive, than the last. Buke recently sat down with split guitarist and vocalist, and founding member Matt Harvey as they cover the new album and how it came to be as well as some band history, juggling tons of projects, and so much more. We now bring you this conversation in its entirety so grab your beverage of choice, a seat or a coffin lid, and enjoy. 

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